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The original Gaelic form of Nally was Mac an Fhailghigh, which is derived from the word failgheach, which means poor man.

Nally Early Origins



The surname Nally was first found in counties Armagh and Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Nally Spelling Variations


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Nally Spelling Variations



The Middle Ages saw a great number of spelling variations for surnames common to the Irish landscape. One reason for these variations is the fact that surnames were not rigidly fixed by this period. The following variations for the name Nally were encountered in the archives: McNally, McAnully, McAnalley, McAnally and others.

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Nally Early History


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Nally Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nally research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1120, 1653, 1680 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Nally History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nally Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nally Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nally Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North Ameri ca. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the Nally name:

Nally Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Nally, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1808
  • James Nally, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • Nancy Nally, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • John Nally, who landed in New York, NY in 1817
  • Roger Nally, aged 19, landed in New York in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nally (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nally (post 1700)



  • Eric Sean Nally, American rock singer
  • Edward Julian Nally (1859-1953), American radio businessman, first president of RCA
  • Donald Nally (b. 1960), American conductor and opera chorus master
  • Martin Nally (1882-1966), Irish politician and farmer in the 1920s
  • Padraig Nally, Irish farmer who was convicted then exonerated of manslaughter
  • Derek Nally (b. 1936), Irish politician; unsuccessful candidate for president in 1997
  • Will Nally (1914-1965), British politician, MP from Wolverhampton
  • Patrick Nally, British sports marketing businessman
  • Edward Nally, English solicitor and academic, former President of the Law Society

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Nally Historic Events


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Nally Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Joseph Nally (b. 1900), English Leading Stoker serving for the Royal Navy from Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    3. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    8. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Nally Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nally Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 24 June 2016 at 07:00.

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